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By:Donald Albertson
Dates:7/1/1981 - 9/13/2000
Album Info:Pictures taken in the vicinity of Leetsdale, PA and Ambridge PA
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CR w/b
Title:  CR w/b
Description:  This w/b was conveniently tied down across from the shopping center in Leetsdale. CR 6503 was less than two years old and still looked fresh. The main track I'm standing on was lifted not too long after this shot, around the holidays.
Photo Date:  7/1/1981  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 1:53:36 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
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Locomotives:  CR 6503(SD40-2)
Views:  346   Comments: 1
CR local
Title:  CR local
Description:  CR GP38 7749 switches behind the Buncher Industrial Park. P&LE gon 19114 was part of the draft, in fresh paint, when steel still ruled...
Photo Date:  7/6/1982  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 5:06:56 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
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Locomotives:  CR 7749(GP38)
Views:  1335   Comments: 0
CR w/v TV
Title:  CR w/v TV
Description:  A former PC SD40 leads three GP40's with a w/b TV train through Leetsdale, PA.
Photo Date:  7/7/1982  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 4:40:12 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6277(SD40) CR 3182(GP40)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
CR 6283
Title:  CR 6283
Description:  Four CR SD40 / SD40-2's cross over at CP LEETS with an e/b. Its 1982, in the heart of the recession and all the interesting power (i.e. Alco's, U-boats, F-units) is either stored or recently departed.
Photo Date:  7/7/1982  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 4:40:35 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
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Locomotives:  CR 6283(SD40) CR 6362(SD40-2)
Views:  382   Comments: 0
CR e/b TOFC
Title:  CR e/b TOFC
Description:  Three CR GP40-2's, typical TV power for the time, bring this e/b TV up to speed through CP LEETS interlocking. Note the two stock cars on the head end. The cranes in the background were part of the Bethlehem Steel facility, now long gone.
Photo Date:  7/7/1982  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 1:43:56 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
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Locomotives:  CR 3281(GP40-2)
Views:  307   Comments: 0
CR w/b TOFC
Title:  CR w/b TOFC
Description:  Three PRR EMD veterans are in charge of a hot w/b TV train, a rarity in 1984. GP30's 2224, 2241 and GP35 2275. Leetsdale, PA.
Photo Date:  4/21/1984  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 1:37:15 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
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Locomotives:  CR 2224(GP30) CR 2241(GP30) CR 2275(GP35)
Views:  851   Comments: 3
CR e/b
Title:  CR e/b
Description:  Three SD40-2's have this e/b moving right along at Leetsdale PA on 21APR1984, with a big cut of auto parts boxcars on the head end...
Photo Date:  4/21/1984  Upload Date: 12/6/2018 7:20:10 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6490(SD40-2) CR 6443(SD40-2) CR 6468(SD40-2)
Views:  114   Comments: 1
CR e/b
Title:  CR e/b
Description:  A Cadillac Fleetwood waits at the Ferry St crossing for this e/b to clear on 21APR1984. The last three cars would foresee the future of western railroading in a few years...
Photo Date:  4/21/1984  Upload Date: 3/3/2019 7:06:51 AM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  RollingStock,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  18   Comments: 0
CR w/b going away...
Title:  CR w/b going away...
Description:  A w/b at Leetsdale PA going away on 21APR1984 with a former EL U36C in the consist...
Photo Date:  4/21/1984  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 7:04:50 AM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6243(SD40) CR 6890(U36C) CR 2759(U23B)
Views:  132   Comments: 2
CR w/b
Title:  CR w/b
Description:  SD40 6243 leads a U36C and a U23B on this w/b crossing Ferry St at Leetsdale PA on 21APR1984
Photo Date:  4/21/1984  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 7:04:27 AM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6243(SD40) CR 6890(U36C) CR 2759(U23B)
Views:  116   Comments: 1
W/B at CP Leets
Title:  W/B at CP Leets
Description:  A bay window caboose brings up the markers of this w/b at Leetsdale PA on 21APR1984
Photo Date:  4/21/1984  Upload Date: 3/3/2019 7:04:36 AM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  RollingStock,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  15   Comments: 1
CR PIAL
Title:  CR PIAL
Description:  CR e/b PIAL rolls under the old access bridge to US Steel's Ambridge works on 12JUL1985 with a pair of SD50's for power
Photo Date:  7/12/1985  Upload Date: 2/16/2019 5:14:39 PM
Location:  Ambridge, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6754(SD50) CR 6772(SD50)
Views:  51   Comments: 0
NS w/b ballast
Title:  NS w/b ballast
Description:  Two GE's cross Ferry St headed west with a ballast train at Leetsdale PA on 13SEP2000....a better scan of a previous submission.
Photo Date:  9/13/2000  Upload Date: 3/5/2019 6:04:55 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8110(C30-7A)
Views:  16   Comments: 1
NS w/b coal
Title:  NS w/b coal
Description:  Almost all TopGons...this w/b rolls through CP Leets on 13SEP2000
Photo Date:  9/13/2000  Upload Date: 3/5/2019 6:01:09 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9097(C40-9W)
Views:  33   Comments: 1
NS e/b
Title:  NS e/b
Description:  Two former CR units pull this e/b through CP LEETS. PRR 6751 and PRR 8423.
Photo Date:  9/13/2000  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 12:32:29 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6751(SD60I) NS 8423(C40-8W)
Views:  400   Comments: 1
Amtrak e/b
Title:  Amtrak e/b
Description:  Two Amtrak GE's, in two different paint jobs, pull an e/b through Leetsdale, PA. Looks like alot of mail on the hind end.
Photo Date:  9/13/2000  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 12:32:30 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 57(P42DC) AMTK 2(P42DC)
Views:  942   Comments: 1
NS w/b ballast train
Title:  NS w/b ballast train
Description:  Two former CR six axle GE's pull a ballast train past the Buncher industrial park. I think the 8110 wound up in Estonia or somewhere like that.
Photo Date:  9/13/2000  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 12:32:31 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8110(C30-7A) NS 8354(C40-8W)
Views:  465   Comments: 1
NS w/b ballast g/a
Title:  NS w/b ballast g/a
Description:  Here's that ballast train going away ducking under the PRR position light signal bridge.
Photo Date:  9/13/2000  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 12:32:31 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8110(C30-7A) NS 8354(C40-8W)
Views:  450   Comments: 0
NS w/b coal
Title:  NS w/b coal
Description:  Two NS proper C40-9W's pull a loaded coal train, consisting of almost all Top Gons, west through Leetsdale, PA.
Photo Date:  9/13/2000  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 12:32:32 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9026(C40-9W)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
NS w/b local
Title:  NS w/b local
Description:  NS GP15-1 1456 has just finished working the Buncher industrial park and is headed west past Leetsdale. That CR Quality is still pretty fresh.
Photo Date:  9/13/2000  Upload Date: 7/5/2008 12:32:29 PM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1456(GP15-1)
Views:  290   Comments: 1
New signals at CP Leets
Title:  New signals at CP Leets
Description:  A e/b NS stack train passes under old PRR signals and soon to be implemented NS ones at CP Leets on 27JAN2019
Photo Date:  1/27/2019  Upload Date: 1/28/2019 2:33:41 AM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3654(ET44AC)
Views:  34   Comments: 1
NS e/b CP Leets
Title:  NS e/b CP Leets
Description:  Hadn't shot a train here for many years and lo and behold the PRR signals are on borrowed time as an e/b stack train passes through on 27JAN2019
Photo Date:  1/27/2019  Upload Date: 1/28/2019 2:36:37 AM
Location:  Leetsdale, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3654(ET44AC) NS 9584(C44-9W)
Views:  56   Comments: 1


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